A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 40 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska (25 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009dvy. Event ids that are associated: ak02051yba5f, us70009dvy. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -171.6506° West, 52.217° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 02:01:11 / April 19, 2020 @ 2:01 am. The temblor was reported at 15:01:11 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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